Hours of Operation:

Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

​​​​​​​​​Oneida County History Center

​​​​​​​​Oneida County History Center

Research by appointment​: 
Call 315-735-3642​


​​Visit our Programs Page for information on upcoming programs and events including live virtual lectures and recordings on demand! Visit OCHC's Youtube Channel to view all virtual lectures!

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Visit the History Center's e-Bookstore for a great selection of local history books and merchandise.  Our entire inventory is available to purchase online with curbside pickup available!  Shop now!
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Welcome to the

oneida county

history center!


To protect and preserve the past of Oneida County, as well as, Central New York, for present and future generations. The History Center seeks to make this rich heritage readily available to researchers, families, and students enhancing the community’s knowledge and appreciation of its history.
Dr. David A. Brown      Charles F. Cleveland          Beatrice DeSantis           Peter Gansevoort               Bonnie Woods 

Hall of Fame Celebration October 26!

Join the History Center to celebrate the Historical Hall of Fame and Living Legends class of 2022! The inductees will be honored during the annual Historical Hall of Fame and Living Legends Awards Celebration to be held at Valentino’s Banquet Hall, New Hartford on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, starting at 5:00 pm. Tickets are $55 for current History Center members and $65 for the general public. Tickets should be purchased in advance and are available on-site at the History Center, online through its e-Bookstore, or by calling 315-735-3642.  Proceeds from the event will be used to for technology upgrades at the History Center. Visit the News Page for more bios event information, and sponsorship opportunities.

This campaign strives to honor outstanding members of our community, past and present, for their service as leaders, pioneers, and advocates, and for their efforts in furthering the region's industries, culture, and educational opportunities. Inductees are honored at an annual awards ceremony held each fall and through a permanent display in the History Center’s exhibit gallery.

Historical Hall of fame Class of 2022

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Living Legends Class of 2022

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Robbie Dancy                 Sister Maureen Denn          Joseph T. Fraccola                  Jim Moran

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Hours of Operation:

Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm